noun (plural same or hors d'oeuvres pronunc. same or /ˈdəːvz/)
A small savoury dish, typically one served as an appetizer: a trolley laden with fifteen different hors d’oeuvres [as modifier]: a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception
More example sentences
- Some of my favorite food at parties falls under the category of hors d'oeuvres and appetizers.
- For fewer than eight people, one or two types of hors d'oeuvres are fine.
French, literally 'outside the work'.
Definition of hors d'oeuvre in:
- The US English dictionary